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placename:- Low Bank Ground
other name:- Bank Ground
other name:- Bank Ground Farm ?
locality:- Bank Ground
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- SD31599694
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3196

photograph

Low Bank Ground -- Bank Ground -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 28.4.2006

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H -- possibly relevant

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Coniston Bank
block, building

placename:- Coniston Bank
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map -- probably relevant

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Townsend

placename:- Townsend
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Greenwood 1824

Map of the County of Westmorland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by C and J Greenwood, published by George Pringle jnr, 70 Queen Street, Cheapside, London, 1824.
Town End

placename:- Town End
date:- 1824
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818 -- possibly relevant

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
image OT02SD39, button   goto source.
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placename:- Bank

hearsay Referred to as Holly Howe by Arthur Ransome.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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